Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Top Ten worst contaminants in drinking well or tap water:

The Top Ten worst contaminants in drinking well or tap water:



1. Arsenic

2. Flouride

3. Lead

4. Chlorine

5. Nitrates

6. TTHM's and HAA5's (two categories from DBP's)

7. VOC's (volatile organic compounds)

8. PFC's (perfluorochemicals)

9. Radium and Radon

10. Cryptosporidium and Giardia (parasites)

Source: Water Examiner. Whether your water comes from a private well or from city tap, there are supposed "trace" amounts of contaminants and toxins found in the drinking water.